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Laos: NA urges govt to address economic issues

Although Laos has so far dodged severe health impacts from the Covid-19 pandemic, the government has been urged to work harder to address the resulting economic issues. Vice President of the National Assembly (NA), Dr Bounpone Bouttanavong, told the ongoing Assembly session this week that the government had done a good job in containing the […]

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Laos: Hydropower, mining, infrastructure to drive economic recovery: PM

Mega hydropower and mining projects set to be implemented are among those to drive the economic recovery in 2021 after the severe impacts from Covid-19, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith told the National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday. Large investment projects to be implemented along the nearly-finished Laos-China railway and Vientiane-Vangvieng expressway are additional important drivers as […]

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